These delicious chocolate peanut butter balls have only 4 ingredients and they come together in minutes for the ultimate cookie treat.
Prep Time: 10minutes
Cook Time: 5minutes
1cupcrushed corn flakes
1cupcreamy peanut butter
3cupsmelting/dipping chocolate wafers
In a large bowl thoroughly mix the crushed corn flakes, peanut butter, and powdered sugar. You can start by mixing with a spoon, but you will need to get in there and mix with your hands. Feel free to do this part in a stand mixer with the paddle attachment on low speed.
Take about 1 tablespoon or a bit more and roll them into balls and set them on a sheet tray lined with parchment paper.
Add 2 cups of the chocolate wafers to a heat safe bowl and place it over a pot of simmering water over low heat and temper the chocolate until it is melted, which takes about 2 to 3 minutes.
Remove the bowl from the heat and mix in the remaining 1 cup of chocolate using a rubber spatula until melted.
Adding one peanut butter ball at a time to the melted chocolate bowl and completely coat it using two spoons to help move it around and then set aside on a sheet of parchment paper. Repeat the process until all the balls have been dipped.
Make-Ahead: You can make these up to 3 days ahead of time.How to Store: You can keep these covered at room temperature for up to 1 week. Chill the covered in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. These will freeze amazingly well covered in the freezer for up to 6 months.These are fantastic eaten frozen straight from the freezer.Feel free to make the chocolate balls whatever size works for you and your family.Merckens or Wilton dipping/melting chocolate works best for this recipe (the highlighted words are affiliate links).To melt the chocolate in a microwave, add 2/3 of the chocolate to a microwave-safe bowl and heat for 1 minute. Stir and return to the microwave and heat for :30 seconds. Repeat in 30-second bursts until it is completely melted. Finish by stirring in the remaining 1/3 of chocolate until mixed in and melted.You can substitute out milk chocolate for dark chocolate.Be sure to not let any water into the bowl of chocolate while tempering it or else it will seize up.